National Book Award finalist Emily St. John Mandel returns with "The Glass Hotel," a brilliant new novel that, unlike her lauded debut, is thankfully not...
Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn and contributing critics offer their views on new novels, short story collections and nonfiction.
With humor, range and a colorful cast of characters, you won’t be able to put down ‘Deacon King Kong’
James McBride's new novel features a menagerie of unique perspectives, petty squabbles, colorful voices, moments of humor and much more.
Debates of feminism, Blackness, class and more form Bernardine Evaristo’s deeply profound ‘Girl, Woman, Other’
The unique, diverse perspectives of 12 characters, mostly Black women, collide with each other in Bernadine Evaristo's excellent, challenging "Girl, Woman, Other," co-winner of the...
The latest empowering work from Glennon Doyle, who will stop by the Moore Theater March 17, doesn't quite hit its mark.
Michael Christie’s ‘Greenwood’ uncoils a nested rings of stories spanning back to 1908 — and into a grim future
In the latest novel from British Columbia's Michael Christie, the author guides readers through the layers and rings of one family's legacy back through several...
In AutoAmerica, the dystopian United States of the not-so-distant future of Gish Jen's "The Resisters," one girl's pitching ability gives her the chance to escape...
Ginger Gaffney in "Half Broke," the moving memoir of
In ‘Yellow Earth,’ John Sayles catalogs the trouble that flows from the discovery of oil in a remote town
The cash flow is the just the beginning. When the discovery of oil under a small, remote town leads to a major boom, success proves...
A feeling of doom permeates the air in ‘Weather,’ Jenny Offill’s latest forecast of American culture
There's a sense of impending dread on the horizon in Jenny Offill's latest novel, "Weather," which is broken up into bite-sized paragraphs that appear like...
The trade war with China is a self-inflicted blow. Only a strong economy is cushioning us against bigger pain — so far.
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